F. W. ABRAMS


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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
New York Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - LNG
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
485 feet
Beam
63 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
1894 tons
Gross Tons
9310 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Mine


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F. W. ABRAMS

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Vessel Information
Owner
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Operator
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 11, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Mine

Cause Comments
Struck a mine in a U.S. Navy minefield while en route from Aruba, N.W.I. (Netherlands Antilles), to New York, New York.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northwest Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
34° 55' N., 75° 50' W.

Incident Location Comments
Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina

Lives Lost
0

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
34° 57' N., 75° 47' W.

Accuracy of Wreck Location
Historic 2

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